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Chauncey David Cole, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1919
Chenango County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1990
Albany County
New York, USA

Served in the CCC in 1936-37, joined the 2nd Bn./105th Inf., NYNG in 1938 as a Private. By 1960 he commanded the Battalion as a Lieutenant Colonel. Married Gertrude Florence Daly (q.v.) on July 15, 1941 remaining her faithful husband and friend until his death. After graduating from Infantry OCS in 1942, he was assigned to the 78th "Lightning" Division at Camp Butner, NC. He deployed overseas with the division to the ETO,assigned to the First Army. He saw action as Commander of the Machinegun Platoon, 3rd Bn./311th Inf Regt and Company Commander of "L" Company, 3/311. He was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star w/ "V" device and 1 OLC, Army Commendation Medal w/ "V" device, The Combat Infantryman's Badge and 2 PUCs. Participated in Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe Campaigns. Worked 35 years for the General Electric Company. Died of Bladder Cancer. 
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  Chauncey David Cole (1884 - 1967)
  Gertrude Elizabeth Murtagh Cole (1891 - 1974)
  Gertrude Florence Daly Cole (1923 - 1992)*
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Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery
Schenectady County
New York, USA
Created by: Edward Cole
Record added: Jul 06, 2001
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Chauncey David Cole, Jr
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Chauncey David Cole, Jr
Added by: Edward Cole
Chauncey David Cole, Jr
Added by: Edward Cole
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I often think of things that you taught me. Sometimes when I am having difficulty finding a solution to matters of life I will concentrate and think on how you would handle this same situation and it does help. It seems you always had the right answer. I ...(Read more)
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